If you want to see an example up close of a polarized community turned inwards against itself, look not only to the United States of America, but also to the comments section of the lyric video for Linkin Park’s new single.
Following the release of their debut album Better Weather in 2016, Australian pop-punk band With Confidence have been garnering dedicated supporters from all around the world. Formed by a group of high school friends in 2013, the quartet has faced unprecedented success in their short time together. The group, which consists of Jayden Seeley, Inigo … Continue reading “Spotlight on With Confidence”
Neon Waltz, a six-piece rock band from a small town in northern Scotland, played a show in London last week. We sat down with lead singer Jordan Shearer to learn a bit more about their unique hometown and what they have coming up.
Packed into the tiny Black Box at Underground Arts on Wednesday were a wide variety of people, all joined together to see pop-punk band Waterparks on their first U.S. tour. From older men starting circle pits and crowdsurfing to young middle school aged girls who looked and acted like they belonged more at a One … Continue reading “Waterparks @ Black Box at Underground Arts 3/1”
On Friday night, The Foundry at The Fillmore was packed to the brim for a sold-out show by The Griswolds, an indie-rock band from Australia. After an invigorating opening set by DREAMERS, the audience was buzzing with energy waiting for The Griswolds to take the stage, especially including those in the front row who had … Continue reading “The Griswolds @ The Foundry (2/25)”
After blowing Pharrell Williams away with her song “Alaska” at a master class at NYU, Maggie Rogers has finally released her newest EP. Though she has previously released albums as a folk artist, this is her first record following a video of the master class going viral, currently holding over 2 million views. Titled “Now That the … Continue reading “Album Review: “Now That the Light Is Fading” by Maggie Rogers”
The last of four singles released in anticipation of Dirty Projectors’ self-titled album, “Cool Your Heart” is an upbeat earworm of a song in an album largely about heartbreak. Dawn Richards joins Dave Longstreth for the sweet, light-hearted track, which also boasts writing creds from Solange. While this retains the distinctive qualities of a Dirty … Continue reading “SINGLE OF THE WEEK: Dirty Projectors – Cool Your Heart”
Tomorrow, February 25th, SPEC Jazz & Grooves, SPEC Art Collective, and WQHS Radio are collaborating to bring you the second part of their Student Grooves show. Starting at 1:30PM, there will be live sets from Penn students, along with a variety of products being sold by different vendors. We learned more about a few of the people … Continue reading “Preview: Student Grooves pt. II (2/25)”
Take jazz-infused beats a la GriZ, silky smooth R&B vocals, and a dose of lyrical optimism and you’ll get Dom McAllister. This young rising star from London has released two tracks- the optimistic “Walking” and funky “In Time”- via Ragamuffin Music, a publishing company launched by artist and writer JinJin (who penned hits for Jess … Continue reading “Introducing: Dom McAllister”
With a new album coming out on Lame-O records in March that’s expected to sound drastically different from their previous releases, The Obsessives graced the Philly community not only with a secret show but also with an homage to the jams from albums past. This Saturday, as over a hundred people flooded into a small … Continue reading “The Obsessives @ Trash House 2/18”